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Fake News & Black Campaigns

November 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
East Asia Forum - November 8, 2019

Ross Tapsell, ANU – Prior to the election period between September 2018 and April 2019, SAFENET documented 22 cases of charges under UU ITE.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
South China Morning Post - November 8, 2019

Ibnu Nadzir, Sari Seftiani and Yogi Setya Permana – Hoaxes and misinformation have been widely blamed for Indonesia's violent unrest this year in the wake of its presidential elections

November 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Jakarta – As the investigation of the acid attack against Novel Baswedan appears to have stalled, the senior Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator has been accused of fa

October 18, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - October 18, 2019

Jakarta – If the government is serious about finding the best solution to the Papuan problem, the communication and informatics ministry should support the endeavor by Facebook to rid

October 17, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - October 17, 2019

Nindya Astuti, Jakarta – Regional coordinator of SafeNET, Damar Juniarto, suspects there are blatant attempts to suppress information regarding Papua as they deemed information from th

October 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Kompas.com - October 11, 2019

Christoforus Ristianto, Jakarta – Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) researcher Klara Esti says that the political buzzer phenomena can be said to have begun during the

October 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of residents of West Seram Regency in Maluku fled to nearby mountains and forests on Tuesday amid fears of an incoming tsunami after fake news spread online followi

October 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Agence France Presse - October 7, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of Ambon residents are still in shelters nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake sparked a stream of fake news and hoaxes warning that an even bigger disaster wa

September 11, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Asia Pacific Report - September 11, 2019

Dan McGarry, Port Vila – In the wake of a Vanuatu Daily Post investigation into what appeared to be a deliberate attempt to spread fake news targeted at the government of Vanuatu and o

September 9, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - September 9, 2019

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Announced through his Twitter account, investigative reporter Benjamin Strick published his findings on Twitter bot network intentionally used to promote Papua

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
South China Morning Post - September 9, 2019

Quinton Temby – Indonesia's riots in May serve as a warning to all democracies with polarised electorates, high social media penetration and institutions labouring under the strain of

August 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - August 30, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The National Cyber and Encryption Agency (BSSN) has discovered foreign social media accounts that deliberately spread false reports or hoaxes on conditions in Pa

August 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - August 20, 2019

Jakarta – A video appearing to commemorate Indonesia's 74th Independence Day has been under fire from activists and internet users, who are slamming it for being insensitive and histor

July 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - July 31, 2019

Indonesia's presidential election took place in April and was finally legally settled in June when the Constitutional Court rejected Prabowo Subianto's election fraud lawsuit, cementin

July 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - July 15, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police said political hoaxes were still massive in the public following the meeting of Jokowi and Prabowo on July 13.

July 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - July 12, 2019

Ratna Sarumpaet, a former senior campaigner for defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, was sentenced to two years in prison by the South Jakarta District Court yesterday aft

July 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - July 11, 2019

Beritasatu Team & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The South Jakarta District Court sentenced stage actress and political activist Ratna Sarumpaet to two years' imprisonment on Thursday f

July 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
East Asia Forum - July 5, 2019

Thomas Paterson – The 2019 Indonesian election period was marred by violent protests and incessant widespread disinformation – commonly referred to as 'hoaxes' in Indonesia.

June 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - June 27, 2019

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara recorded an increasing number of URL spreading hoax nearing the Constitutional Court's verdict tri

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Asian Correspondent - June 27, 2019

Treviliana Eka Putri and Dewa Ayu Diah Angendari – Last month, the Indonesian government temporarily blocked access to social media for three days following violent post-election prote

June 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Coconuts Jakarta - June 21, 2019

The West Java Police have arrested a preacher named Rahmat Baequni for his alleged role in perpetuating a hoax positing that hundreds of election workers in last April's election died

June 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - June 18, 2019

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Communications and Informatics (Kominfo) Minister Rudiantara recalled that the hoax which spread prior to the Constitutional Court's presidential el

June 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - June 17, 2019

Farouk Arnaz & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The police have arrested a man who appeared in a viral video claiming that the General Elections Commission, or KPU, had manipulated its data s

June 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - June 13, 2019

Jakarta – The Communications and Information Ministry has informed the public that it might limit access to social media yet again to curb misinformation during the first presidential

June 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Globe - June 6, 2019

Jakarta – The government has vowed to keep a close eye on social media for content that may spread agitation and hate ahead of the preliminary hearing on the presidential election disp